Cura therapists can offer tools that allow you to navigate your life. Deep breathing is a simple yet effective way to be present and not worry.

Cura therapists can offer tools that allow you to navigate your life. Deep breathing is a simple yet effective way to be present and not worry.

 

Cura Therapists use a variety of therapeutic techniques and interventions to help you reach your goals in therapy. Each therapist is highly trained to evaluate your needs, provide a safe environment for your exploration and give the gentle push that may be needed when it gets hard to move forward.

Cura therapists work diligently to encourage your strengths to help you realize that the answers lie within you. Change can be scary, but with a Cura Therapist by your side, you don’t need to do it alone.

Individuals

People seek individual therapy for a variety of reasons. Consider these scenarios to determine if working with a Cura therapist is the right fit for you.

Self confidence or self-esteem concerns

Peace and tranquility can, at times feel elusive. Life can take you on an unintended journey that at times doesn't feel safe or even important. Your security in who you are and the value you bring can have a parallel impact on any situation. In other words, your skills set at work that you worked so hard to master may not shine through if your biggest concern is if your boss likes you. The lack of confidence is what shines through rather than the pride in the learned skill set.

Feeling Safe in relationships with others

Sometimes, there is significant tragedy early in life that is never dealt with or even made to look as if you are to blame. Since the events of childhood, you may have been trying to “not think about it” or “move forward.” The strategy hasn't worked well. Now when you try to connect either romantically or with friends, it’s hard to feel safe to open up.

Grief and loss

Loss is so hard. The hardest part is that the world seems to just keep going though you have lost an important of your life. No one seems to get it. You need some one to simply be with you while you grieve.

Depression and Anxiety

Have you been feeling lonely and alone even though you know your family and friends love you? Are you self critical and doubt your success despite what people say? Or do you experience an overwhelming sense of doom when you wake up each morning? No matter how hard you try, you just can’t stop that repeating thought.

Teens and tweens need a different ear to hear them. Your Cura Therapist offers comfort to  parents who may be exhausted and adolescents who are trying to figure it all out.

Teens and tweens need a different ear to hear them. Your Cura Therapist offers comfort to parents who may be exhausted and adolescents who are trying to figure it all out.

 

Cura Therapists use a variety of therapeutic techniques and interventions to help you reach your goals in therapy. Each therapist is highly trained to evaluate your needs, provide a safe environment for your exploration and give the gentle push that may be needed when it gets hard to move forward.

Cura therapists work diligently to encourage your strengths to help you realize that the answers lie within you. Change can be scary, but with a Cura Therapist by your side, you don’t need to do it alone.

Adolescents

Children ages 10-17 are in the most developmentally rich span of their lives. So much is changing…their bodies, their minds, their schools, their attitudes and at the same time each them is expected to be a good student, follow directions, be respectful, oh and maybe have a social and/or athletic life. All these expectations can be overwhelming for an adolescent.

signs your adolescent needs help

Do you have an adolescent that is lost in the weeds of stress, depression, and anxiety? Maybe you have noticed that their self-esteem has dwindled over an extended period of time and they can’t seem to find their confidence? Or have a developmental or academic transition found them facing an impasse? They are not alone.

its okay to ask Cura…

As parents, you want the best for your children. When they experience challenges and become unbalanced, your Cura Therapist’s goal is to find a way to bring the youthful joy back into your child’s life. Seeking support is a courageous effort for anyone, but especially for parents. The old adage, "it takes a village," reigns true in this fast paced, social media driven, demanding world.

what you can expect

At Cura, we support adolescents using individual, family and group counseling in a safe, non-judgmental environment. With all adolescent therapy, a periodic family session is incorporated to bridge the communication gap between parent and child and support you as well. Your Cur therapist will utilize a variety of creative and experiential approaches in each session to encourage exploration and expression with your child.

  • If a game of UNO allows the adolescent to connect and be open with the therapist, then a game of UNO it is.

  • If the adolescent feels the need to recap the day’s social events at school, we are ready to listen and follow their journey as needed.

  • Our therapists understand that adolescents will not always connect or respond to typical therapeutic language.

With that in mind, your Cura therapist will be patient, empathetic, and attuned to the modern tech savvy adolescent’s struggles and work to address their needs according to your child’s appropriate developmental perspective.



Life happens and feelings get hurt. Emotion can take over and you just don’t know how to get back on track. Your Cura Therapist can help you feel connected again.

Life happens and feelings get hurt. Emotion can take over and you just don’t know how to get back on track. Your Cura Therapist can help you feel connected again.

 

As humans age, it’s normal to want to share life with another person. You may have planned your life to a tee or you may have been bumbling along and meet this person who totally knocks your socks off by simply walking in the room! Either way, the relationship seems so interesting, fulfilling and excited. Things have changed though. Now you both are having a difficult time being in the same room without fighting. The smallest things bother you, even some of the stuff made you fall in love originally. Neither of you want to fight anymore, and you don’t know what to do.

Cura Therapists utilize clinically validated relationship therapy models that have been proven to help couples repair their relationships.

Our therapists welcome all couples who have love for each other.

Every relationship has strengths, together you and your Cura Therapist will uncover them while working to improve the challenging parts.

Relationship Counseling

relationship distress

If you and your partner seem to be going in circles. No matter what the fight is about, you manage to feel the exact same way:

  • I’m never going to get it right?

  • Am I enough?

  • Why won’t you listen?

  • I always get it wrong.

  • Why does such a small thing get so big?

There are many reasons to seek relationship therapy. No matter the concern, your Cura Therapists offers unbiased, attuned and empathetic support to help you both sort out all of what hurts.

Premarital counseling

Therapy before you make one of your most important decisions allows you to learn how to handle situations before they become a problem. You can express your reservations about the commitment; how your family of origin and upbringing are effecting your decisions as well as develop a plan for your new household.

Some premarital counseling will follow a model that explores the most common marital topics (finances, gender roles, expectations, etc). But some other couples will benefit from a more in depth psychotherapy to explore the relationship pitfalls.

 Improving communication

It is possible for your Cura Therapist to assist you by building empathy and connection through positive, open interactions. Your Cura therapist will work with you to establish safety in your relationship to make emotional intimacy achievable.  

Grief and Loss

Loss is so hard. The hardest part is that the world seems to just keep going though you have lost an important part of your life. No one seems to get it. You need some one to simply be with you while you grieve. Your Cura Therapist can help you learn how to cope together which creates a positive interaction and a stronger bond.

Parenting or Co-Parenting

Learning how to parent as a unit if parenting styles are different can present a significant challenge. Discipline choices, missed bed times, expectations for chores, activities and complicated weekly schedules, if not agreed upon will make co-parenting tough when you and your partner are no longer together. Your Cura therapist can help you and your ex decide on daily needs and activities and agree to terms that are in your child’s best interest. Because Cura therapists also understand that families are a system, you will get the benefit of family session(s) as needed to help all the family members get on board with your coparenting plan.

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how Cura can help your family

Your Cura therapist understands that when you are raised in a family that has healthy relationships that you will learn to have healthy relationships. Conversely, if you’re raised in a family that felt chaotic and disruptive, knowing how to maintain positive, healthy relationships can be an unknown.

When things go awry, then sometimes it’s hard to get things back on track. The kids aren’t kids anymore and their assertion of independence, though normal, make the family seem unbalanced. There is a loss of the bread winner of the family and now the surviving parent most return to work. One of the family members becomes ill and the relationships become strained. Or one of the kids has started experimenting with drugs. Now life feels so chaotic…what can you do?

Cura Therapists use a variety of therapeutic techniques and interventions to help you reorganize your family and create safety within the relationships. Each therapist is highly trained to evaluate your family needs, provide a safe environment for your exploration and give the gentle push that may be needed when it gets hard to move forward.

Cura therapists work diligently to encourage your strengths as a unit and fold in the strengths of each individual. Change can be scary, but with a Cura Therapist by your side, helping your family each step of the way.

Family Therapy

Cura Therapists use a variety of therapeutic techniques and interventions to help you reorganize your family and create safety within the relationships. Each therapist is highly trained to evaluate your family needs, provide a safe environment for your exploration and give the gentle push that may be needed when it gets hard to move forward.

Your Cura Therapist is trained in family systems which means s/he understands that the each person in the family has needs, desires and expectations that are sometimes unspoken but have to be met in order for each family member to be okay. Family can look so very different for everyone, the goal is the same though: to support people so that they have the opportunity to grow and function is a healthy way throughout their lives.

child/adolescent behavior problems

Peace and tranquility can, at times feel elusive. Life can take you on an unintended journey that at times doesn't feel safe or even important. Your security in who you are and the value you bring can have a parallel impact on any situation. In other words, your skills set at work that you worked so hard to master may not shine through if your biggest concern is if your boss likes you. The lack of confidence is what shines through rather than the pride in the learned skill set.

family dynamic changes

Divorce, loss of a parent, loss of a child can hit a family family like a Mack truck. Chaos ensues because grief takes over and everyone is just trying to find the ground. Parents want what’s best for their children, that gets very difficult when you feel the rug has been pulled and your world is spinning. Your Cura therapist can help guide you as you mourn in a way that bonds the family versus divides the family.

healthy changes

Mental and physical health changes not only affect the identified